Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 13 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
12:08 pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
1pm CDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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